- Skillful Skill"ful, a. [Written also skilful.]
1. Discerning; reasonable; judicious; cunning. [Obs.] ``Of
skillful judgment.'' --Chaucer.
2. Possessed of, or displaying, skill; knowing and ready; expert; well-versed; able in management; as, a skillful mechanic; -- often followed by at, in, or of; as, skillful at the organ; skillful in drawing. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.